Black Surname History
The family history of the Black last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Black:
- Black family history
- Black country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Black last name meaning & etymology
- Black spelling & pronunciation
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Black Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Black may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Black may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Black Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Black come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Black originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Black Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Black were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Black. Surnames like Black vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Black family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
Last names similar to BlackBlack-, Bläck, Blacka, Blackaba, Blackabae, Blackabai, Blackabe, Blackabee, Blackaber, Blackabery, Blackabey, Blackabu, Blackaby, Blackabyjoseph, Blackacharles, Blackadam, Blackadar, Blackadden, Blackadder, Blackaddre
Black Family Tree
Here are a few of the Black biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Blacks
- Margaret Fleda Hinson Black 1897 - ?
- Kenneth Black
- Alice Black 1927 - ?
- Vernia (Black) Taylor
- Barbara Wallace, Donathan, Black 1945 - ?
- John McHenry Black 1838 - ?
- Mother (The short one in black)
- Dr. Robert Overton Black 1920 - ?
- Ralph F Black
- Mary E SMEDLEY Black 1900 - ?